reschedule

verb

re·​sched·​ule (ˌ)rē-ˈske-(ˌ)jül How to pronounce reschedule (audio)
-jəl,
 Canadian also  -ˈshe-,
 British usually  -ˈshe-(ˌ)dyül
rescheduled; rescheduling; reschedules

transitive verb

: to schedule or plan again according to a different timetable
especially : to defer required payment of (a debt or loan)

Examples of reschedule in a Sentence

She called to reschedule her appointment. The meeting was rescheduled for Tuesday. He rescheduled his college loans.
Recent Examples on the Web The winner of their fight would seemingly be in line to face the winner of the Tyson Fury-Oleksandr Usyk undisputed heavyweight championship bout that was recently rescheduled for May after the former suffered a cut over his eye in sparring. Brian Mazique, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 The 75th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were set to take place on Sept. 18, 2023, but were rescheduled as the strikes put most of Hollywood on hold. The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2024 The fireworks show was rescheduled in 2022 to the same night as Tosa Night Out due to weather conditions on July 4 that year. Bridget Fogarty, Journal Sentinel, 19 Feb. 2024 In early February, Sall sought to postpone the Feb. 25 election citing unresolved disputes over who could run, and the National Assembly voted to reschedule it for Dec. 15. arkansasonline.com, 17 Feb. 2024 In the cannabis industry, rescheduling creates the possibility for a shift that would open up more opportunities for research, production and distribution. Summer Westerbur, Rolling Stone, 8 Feb. 2024 When Goldberg declined to reschedule it, the pair left the country anyway. Lauren Penington, The Denver Post, 2 Feb. 2024 It could have been rescheduled, given international events. CBS News, 11 Feb. 2024 Anticipation among cannabis industry legal and policy experts is high, with many expecting rescheduling and foreseeing substantial implications. Summer Westerbur, Rolling Stone, 8 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reschedule was in 1878

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“Reschedule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reschedule. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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